Rebecca helps clients in relation to investigations and proceedings by regulators and enforcement authorities regarding anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing, bribery, corruption, sanctions non-compliance, tax evasion, fraud and corporate misconduct allegations. She has worked across the firm's London, Paris and Sydney offices.
Rebecca has completed a client secondment which involved leading an internal anti-bribery and corruption investigation and conducting a global anti-bribery and corruption risk assessment.
She also advises companies on their internal anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance procedures and advises on due diligence exercises and contractual protections in relation to compliance in the context of corporate and finance transactions.
Rebecca's experience includes advising:
- a number of clients on the associated money laundering risks of investments into cannabis-related businesses operating in the US and Canada
- Watchstone (formerly Quindell Plc) in relation to the UK SFO investigation into its accountancy and business practices
- assisting with the implementation of anti-bribery and corruption procedures, including revising ABC policies and conducting an ABC risk assessment of global subsidiaries whilst on secondment at a FTSE 100 company
- the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in civil penalty proceedings brought by AUSTRAC under the Australian Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) legislation